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Published: 15 April 2017

328 Pages | 7 b/w tables

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190608309

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Politics and the Right to Work

India's National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

Rob Jenkins and James Manor

  • Analyzes the politics of one of the world's largest anti-poverty programs, including the role of social movements.
  • Examines tensions between the program's rights-based design and the persistence of clientelist politics.
  • Argues that marginalized people have benefitted both materially and in terms of enhanced "political capacity."

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